Earth, Sun, Moon, and Beyond (Grades 3-5)

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Grade levels: 3, 4, 5

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Earth Science, Astronomy, Engineering

Related Standards : NGSS.5.ESS1.1, NGSS.5.ESS1.2, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.3, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.2, NGSS.3.5.ETS1.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.MD.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.3, CCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.5.G.A.1

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study students will explore the relationships and patterns among the Earth, Sun, and Moon system in our solar system. Students will design, build, and test a model of a lunar rover. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Krista McIntosh